Island News

Port Blair, 1 Aug 2015/--/Andaman & Nicobar Islands Pre Medical test will be held here tomorrow.  All the candidates have been asked to report at the designated examination centre at 9 AM.  The exam will commence at...
Port Blair, 1 Aug 2015/--/Keeping in view the Competitive Medical Entrance Test- ANIPMT-2015 scheduled to be held on 2/8/2015 from 1000 hrs to 1300 hrs, the road stretch in between the entrance gate (Ramakrishna Mission...
Port Blair, 1 Aug 2015/--/During a Special drive the District Special Police Team and Chatham Police arrested 20 gamblers from gambling dens of Haddo Wharf Parking Shed, Gracharama Near Murda Khadi and Rajaji Nagar,...

West Bengal & Other States

KOLKATA, 1 Aug 2015/--/With an incessant downpour lashing south Bengal  for the last three days,  10 districts of the state have been devastated by floods, leading to the death of 39 people and damage of crops of 21 lakh hectars of land. The opposition CPIM has requested the government to convene...
Cooch Behar (WB), 1 Aug 2015/--/At the stroke of Friday mid-night, 51,000 stateless people of India and Bangladesh attained freedom when the two countries ended more than six decades of their lingering wait for citizenship by exchanging 162 adversely-held enclaves between them. Seconds past mid-...

Sports News

KOLKATA, 1 Aug 2015/--/In a major initiative to reach out to household consumers of its branded Salem Stainless kitchen and tableware collection, public sector Maharatna Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has...
New Delhi, 1 Aug 2015/--/Multiple Grand Slam champion and former World No.1 Rafael Nadal will make his debut in Season 2 of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), scheduled from December 2 to 20, as the marquee...

Hills (Darjelling) News

DARJEELING, 31 Jul 2015/--/For the first time ever, the West Bengal government and the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration will organise a joint programme in Darjeeling on August 6 in an apparent bid to strengthen the...
KATHMANDU, 31 Jul 2015/--/At least 33 people, including 13 women, were on Thursday killed and over 20 others reported missing after landslides triggered by torrential rains swept away houses across Nepal, already...
DARJEELING, 30 Jul 2015/--/Around 1311 people from Tukvar Tea estate, and adjoining areas, including Dooars, on Wednesday joined Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) in the presence of its supremo Bimal Gurung, saying they had...

National News

New Delhi, 1 Aug 2015/--/BJP today fired yet another salvo at Congress over the issue of 'Hindu terrorism' as it raked up reported comments of Rahul Gandhi in 2010 when he had said radicalised Hindu groups might be...
New Delhi, 1 Aug 2015/--/Aditya Thackeray, Shiv Sena's youth wing leader, today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed plans on how the Digital India campaign could be given a boost by his pet-project of giving...

Business News

New Delhi, 1 Aug 2015/--/Terming land acquisition as one of the "difficult acts" in India, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya on Saturday said it can easily take up to 5 years for acquiring land for a large...
New Delhi, 1 Aug 2015/--/Nestle India Ltd will focus on growing its dairy, coffee and confectionary businesses, its new boss said, as the company battles to bring back its popular Maggi noodles that were pulled from...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 1 Aug 2015/--/After a steep slide, the BSE benchmark Sensex bounced back to reclaim the 28,000-level during the week, while the NSE's the broader index Nifty ended above the crucial 8,500-level. The week started with market-players' fear of investments over government planning strict norms...

Reflex Action

1 Aug 2015/--/The Gurdaspur terror attack on Monday has brought to the focus once again India’s internal security and also external threat. The fact that terrorists from across the border entered in broad daylight and killed innocent civilians and police personnel is a wakeup call to strengthen inte...

Political Delicacies

26 Jul 2015/--/Choudhary Virendra Singh looks to replace Manohar Lal Khattar as CM of Haryana. Once a Congress man, Singh is now running to the popes of Jhandewalan to lobby against chief minister of...
19 Jul 2015/--/Dimple Yadav may well be the chief ministerial face of the Samajwadi Party in the Assembly elections schedule to be held in early 2017 in Uttarakhand along with Uttar Pradesh. Mulayam S...

North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 1 Aug 2015/--/The recently constituted Siliguri Gorkha Manch, which says its vision is to work for the welfare of the Gorkha community living in Siliguri and the Terai region, on Friday conducted its first...
SILIGURI, 1 Aug 2015/--/BSF authorities say they have stumbled upon a strange attempt by some people of smuggling explosives into Indian territory. They said a group of BSF jawans early Saturday morning intercepted two...
MALDA, 1 Aug 2015/--/A 37-year-old woman in Malda, who was allegedly raped at home by the private tutor of her children, on Friday night tried to commit suicide by setting herself on fire, said the police. The woman was...

Video News

Echo World

Dahala-Khagrabari , 1 Aug 2015/--/Chapala Barman is heartbroken as she contemplates leaving the home she has known all her life ahead of a historic land swap between Bangladesh and India that will divide her family. The...
Washington, 1 Aug 2015/--/Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned more than USD 139 million between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of...

Editorial

1 Aug 2015/--/A US Intelligence agency is said to have got hold of a 32-page Urdu document allegedly obtained “from a Pakistani citizen with a connection inside the Pakistani Taliban” which says that preparations for an attack on India are under way. The authors of the document believe this will provoke an ‘apocalyptic confrontation’ with the United States and such a war will result in the destruc...